PE  White Oak Group

     Office Locations:

5665 New Northside Drive, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-875-9994
Fax: 404-875-9545



  • Middle Market



  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    The White Oak Group, Inc. is an Atlanta, Georgia based private investment firm. White Oak focuses on opportunities to make investments in situations that arise from: Management-led buyouts of private companies or divisions of larger companies; Recapitalizations of solely held family owned companies that provide liquidity to the sellers while allowing for continued ownership; and companies that need capital to fund internal growth or growth through add-on acquisitions. Typical target company characteristics include: Large, sustainable, defensible market; Proven technologies & solutions; $5 - $100M in revenue; and minimum EBITDA of $500,000. White Oak is primarily focused on investing in the following industries: Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare Technologies, and Power & Alternative Energy. The White Oak Guggenheim Aerospace & Defense Fund, LP (WOGAD) is a fund managed by The White Oak Group. The fund was created in 2006 to capitalize on White Oak's industry experience, and is currently deployed in a variety of technology companies in the aerospace and defense industry.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Ben Bullock Associate
    Bill Arnold Operating Partner
    Charles W. Thompson Operating Partner
    Christopher C. Melton Managing Director
    David W. Ingram Principal


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